Chadron State dominates Black Hills State to wrap up the season

SPEARFISH, S.D. – Black Hills State wrapped up the season on Saturday, falling to Chadron State 57-6.

After falling behind 9-0, the Yellow Jackets scored on a 42-yard touchdown pass from Chance Eben to Nolan Susel.

That cut the Eagles lead to three with 2:41 left in the first quarter.

But it was all Chadron State the rest of the way. The Eagles outscored the Yellow Jackets 48-0 in the final three quarters.

Yellow Jacket running back Nolan Susel finished the game with 15 rushing attempts for 77 yards.

Cole Thurness was the Eagles’ leading receiver with eight catches for 99 yards and two touchdowns, allowing him to also rank among the school record-holders.

The Rapid City native finished with 193 receptions to break Cory Brooks’ record of 188 dating back to 1992-95, and caught seven TD passes this season to match Tevon Wright’s career record of 26 that was set in 2019.

Black Hills State finishes the season with a 2-7 record in the conference and 4-7 overall.

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